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University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-7454
Professor Hudson teaches medieval and British history with special interests in immigration and transnationalism around the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Littoral. Through his joint appointment in Medieval Studies, he teaches and studies early European culture, including prophecy and historical legends. His students have gone on to graduate studies at universities such as Oxford, Chicago, Yale, and Trinity College, Dublin, as well as appointments to the faculty at universities including West Point, Wellesley, Central Florida, Appalachian State, and Kutztown.
The Picts (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)
(Editor) Studies in the Medieval Atlantic (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
(Editor) Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic World (Tempe: ACMRS, 2011).
Irish Sea Studies: A.D. 900-1200 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006).
Viking Pirates and Christian Princes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).
Awards and Service:
Distinguished Teaching Award—2014
University Faculty Senate
International Advisory Board—Scottish Historical Review
Honors Advisor, Medieval Studies
HIST107 – Medieval Europe
HIST411 – Medieval Britain
HIST413 – Medieval Celtic Studies
HIST511 – Topics in Medieval Britain